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Martin, William

William Martin

William Martin

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William Martin

studierte an der Harvard Divinity School und ist Chavanne Professor of Religion and Public Policy an der Rice University, Houston. Sein Forschungsinteresse gilt allen Aspekten der Religion und der Massenkultur. Neben seinen wissenschaftlichen Publikationen schreibt er für verschiedenen Zeitschriften (The Atlantic, Harper’s, Esquire, Texas Monthly). Zudem veröffentlichte er A Prophet with Honor: The Billy Graham Story und With God on Our Side. The Rise of the Religious Right in America.

Sein Vortrag With God On Our Side, The Rise of the Religious Right in America ist in der Content-TV CD-Edition des AVINUS Verlags erschienen

William Martin is the Chavanne Professor of Religion and Public Policy in the Department of Sociology at Rice University, where he has taught since 1969. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Abilene Christian University in 1958 and 1960. He graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1963 and received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1969. He has received numerous teaching awards, including a Lifetime Award for Excellence in Teaching. His articles, most dealing with various aspects of religion and popular culture, have appeared in such publications as The Atlantic, Harper’s, Esquire and Texas Monthly. His book, A Prophet With Honor: The Billy Graham Story won the Christianity Today’s Critics’ Choice Award 1991.

His lecture With God On Our Side, The Rise of the Religious Right in America was published in the Content-TV CD edition of AVINUS.


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